Murder inquiry after fatal fire

Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of an elderly woman in a flat fire in Deptford in south London, believed to have been started by an accelerant.

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Elderly woman who died after fire has been named

An elderly woman who died after being rescued from a fire in a flat on Deptford High Street has been named as 82-year-old Giuseppina Fazzani.

A murder investigation has been launched and a post-mortem has begun. Her next of kin has been informed.

Giuseppina Fazzani. Credit: Police Handout

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